- Aug 22, 2015 09:11 IST
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee was forced to cut short her programme at the Presidency University and beat a hasty retreat to avoid an embarrassing situation while education minister Partha Chatterjee exited through a back gate.
- Jul 31, 2015 14:22 IST
GC Singh was carrying out anti-sabotage checks before the chief minister’s flight landed. The jawan stepped on a polycarbonate sheet which couldn’t take his weight.
- Jul 21, 2015 22:06 IST
An Uber cab driver has been arrested in Kolkata for allegedly masturbating while driving a 25-year-old woman passenger, a virtual repeat of an incident involving another taxi aggregator service in the national capital earlier this month.
- Jul 20, 2015 13:38 IST
The ghosts of Kolkata and the spirit of the city have fascinated Fabrice Etienne, the French consul general in Kolkata, so much that he has ended up writing a book on its spookier side.
- Jun 23, 2015 00:30 IST
The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) probing the Ranaghat rape and robbery case has submitted the chargesheet on Monday against five of the nine-member gang.
- Jun 13, 2015 12:56 IST
On Friday, The Darjeeling Mail, the iconic toy train which was given a world heritage tag by UNESCO, resumed the Siliguri-Darjeeling journey and made the 51km stretch in just under 10 hours.
- Jun 06, 2015 11:25 IST
The managing committee of Malda’s Samsi College on Friday decided to expel Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) leader Tajamul Haque from the institution. Haque, the cultural affairs secretary of Samsi College, had allegedly threatened to rape and kill two lady teachers of the institution.
- Jun 06, 2015 10:59 IST
A large number of de-addiction psychiatric rehabilitation centres, that is, centres that rehabilitate and detoxify drug/ alcohol abusers, are mushrooming in the city and the districts without valid permission from the health department, thereby virtually endangering the lives of patients.
- Jun 05, 2015 18:24 IST
Out of 56 jute mills in West Bengal, 16 have remained shut for over a month now, with over 70,000 workers jobless. Workers believe there is no one to fight for them at the Centre and Rahul Gandhi's visit may bring into light their conditions.
- Jun 05, 2015 07:57 IST
A second-year college student and a member of Trinamool Congress' students wing, Trinamool Chhatra Parishad, allegedly threatened to rape and murder two teachers after they asked him to leave a classroom in West Bengal's Malda district.
- May 22, 2015 13:23 IST
The West Bengal board declared the Class 10 exam (popularly known as Madhyamik exam) results on Friday. It has recorded an overall pass percentage of 82.66%.
- May 18, 2015 13:28 IST
A fire swept through the fishmongers' section of Kolkata's famed New Market on Monday.
- Apr 30, 2015 08:57 IST
Important junctions that usually spring to life by 8 AM on weekdays such as Esplanade, Shyambazar, Park Circus, Sealdah and Howrah Station wore a deserted look.
- Apr 24, 2015 23:26 IST
The Trinamool Congress will not support the Land Acquisition Bill proposed by the Narendra Modi-led central government, party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.
- Apr 17, 2015 11:56 IST
Just a couple of years ago, it was an unqualified boom. Various ‘groups of companies’ sprung up in various corners of Bengal producing, or claiming to produce, just about everything under the sun — from cement to edible oil, newspapers to TV channels, apartments to resorts and motorcycles. However, on Thursday, the CID of the state police swooped down on I-Core group owner Anukul Maiti